The introduction of provisions under which a pharmacist and a pharmaceutical technician may refuse to provide a pharmaceutical service if its performance is potentially endangering to the life or health of the patient or others, may lead to further restrictions on access to contraceptives for women
On 30 April 2020, the Polish Parliament passed legislation amending the Code of Civil Procedure and some other acts, providing for the possibility of the police issuing an order for the perpetrator of violence to leave the premises occupied together with the victim, without the need to initiate criminal proceedings
Relocation of the Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment within the governmental administrative structure: from the Chancellery of the Prime Minister to the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy
In May 2018, a wave of teachers' strikes protesting against their low wages swept through Poland. In the ongoing public discussions on this subject, the discriminatory aspect of the strike was overlooked and the voice of female teachers was inaudible
The provision of the ’4 Plus’ retirement benefits only to mothers under the new Act on Parental Supplementary Benefit of 31 January 2019, discriminates men and strengthens the stereotypical division of social gender roles.
The new law on higher education provides that female and male scientists are subjected to general provisions on the differentiation of retirement age, meaning that women shall retire at the age of 60, while men retire at the age of 65.
The City Council in Nysa adopted a resolution which provided for a privilege in receiving so-called ‘care vouchers’, among others to children from married families and families in which only one parent works
Can law be interpreted in a way that in order to protect the rule of equal treatment and non-discrimination limits, stifles freedom of thought, beliefs and views, as well as the economic freedom and freedom of transactions
May personal beliefs contrary to the catholic doctrine constitute a genuine and determining occupational requirement resulting in breach of the contract for leading a concert of lay songs organized by a religious entity?
The conviction was issued in a prescriptive judgment sentencing the lowest possible fine of PLN 20 (approx. EUR 4). The court did not take into account the possibility of sex-related discrimination in access to services.